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Sumb French Military Lorry rebuild
30/01/2009
 

Upon purchasing the SUMB lorry for the FARG - it has been going through an extensive rebuild.

This is the later diesel version and was supplied as a flat bed verson with low mileage engine (about 20 thou KM)

Work to date;

Strip down and cleaning of chassis. Respray of chassis - replacing of clutch servo - rear anti roll bar bushes - electrics rewiring.

Body wise the cab is undergoing a preparation, addressing of some very slight rust issues and respraying in Nato satin green.

All french markings will be added back to the vehicle when finished.  The vehicle comes with the original plastic exterior bags and a rare MAT49 rack .

UPDATE:  Vehicle has now been road tested and is currently undergoing base respray in red primer then the satin NATO green

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